New Delhi (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said there was nothing for her to get scared of in the National Herald case as she was the daughter-in-law of Indira Gandhi.
“Why should I be scared of anyone? I am (former prime minister) Indira Gandhi’s daughter-in-law. I am not scared of anyone,” Gandhi told reporters here.
Sonia Gandhi’s comment was the first after a Delhi court fixed December 19 for her appearance, as also of her son Rahul Gandhi before it in connection with the National Herald case.
The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a plea of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to quash a trial court’s summons to them in the case.
The Congress later dubbed the case “petty vendetta politics of the BJP”.
National Herald issue: Both houses of parliament adjourned
New Delhi, (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned on Tuesday till 11.30 a.m. following ruckus by Congress parliamentarians over the National Herald case.
Minutes after the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha assembled for the day’s proceedings, the Congress MPs in both the houses created a ruckus over court summons to Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi.
The Delhi High Court had on Monday dismissed the plea of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to quash a trial court’s summons to them in the National Herald case.
The Congress termed it “petty vendetta politics of the BJP”.
The date for their appearance has been set for December 19.